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Adam Le
Adam Le is the News Editor for PEI Media's private equity publications, overseeing the flow of global news and analysis for Secondaries Investor as well as sister title PrivateEquityInternational.com. Based in London, Adam works closely with private equity-focused colleagues across PEI's offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. Prior to PEI, his roles included reporting on finance and technology for Bloomberg Japan.
Executives from Newbury Partners, Kirkland & Ellis, CPPIB, Lazard and HarbourVest Partners share their thoughts on the evolution of the secondaries market over the past decade.
Jeremy Weisberg_GIC
Jeremy Weisberg joined the Singaporean sovereign wealth fund in 2015.
The barriers to entry for asset managers keen to get a slice of the pie are higher than they may seem.
Jon Costello
Jon Costello joined the investment bank in 2016 and was promoted to head of secondaries advisory the following year.
The niche secondaries firm aims to raise 50% more than its predecessor fund as more 'serious' sellers come out of the woodwork.
The firm wants to raise more than three-times the original target of its 2017-vintage predecessor.
The secondaries market offers various tools sponsors can use, regardless of the lack of visibility caused by the covid-19 crisis.
The appointment is the second senior hire within the investment bank's private funds group this year after David Andrias joined from Houlihan Lokey in March.
New York
Details of the firm's fundraise were revealed in an earnings call for parent company Voya Financial this week.
Dayton Carr, VCFA
Dayton Carr, who executed the first ever secondaries deal in 1979, remained focused on returns for his investors until the end.

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